18 November 2016
Second year of Paramedic Science has been exciting and tough to say the least; we have just completed all of our advanced clinical skills in the run-up to placement. Some of the skills we’ve learnt are Needle Chest Decompression, Needle Cricothyroidotomy, Intubation, IV Cannulation, EZ-IO, External Jugular Vein Cannulation and i-gels.The good thing about the BSc Paramedic Science course is that it teaches every paramedic skill we are governed to practice. Intubation is a skill we cannot practice as it varies between trusts.
17 May 2019
No single placement is alike and this could not be truer when considering my last placement on the Orthopedic Trauma ward at Peterborough City Hospital. I had already experienced a placement on an elective Orthopedic ward so I thought that I had some idea of what I was about to encounter..… Read more…